Category: ‘events’

Centennial Game Art students bring virtual reality to Nuit Blanche

For one night only, students from Centennial College joined forces with local artists to transform the city of Toronto. Youth from Regent Park and other Toronto communities collaborated with select Centennial College students to create an art exhibition for Nuit Blanche, the annual all-night art show that occurred on October 5, 2019. Through a unique […] Read more

Mar, 13, 2020

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Two WIMTACH students win the Excellence in Applied Research Innovation and Entrepreneurship (EARIE) Scholarship

Of the three Centennial College students that were announced as the recipients the Excellence in Applied Research Innovation and Entrepreneurship (EARIE) Scholarship, two are long-time Student Researchers of Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre in Health (WIMTACH) – Simerjit Kaur and Mehol Abanavay. The EARIE Scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated applied research innovation […] Read more

Mar, 12, 2020

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WIMTACH partners with Luna VR for hackathon to find VR solutions for doctor’s office visits

For one night only, students from Centennial College joined forces with local artists to transform the city of Toronto. On October 24th and 25th, WIMTACH hosted a hackathon in partnership with Luna VR CEO, Naomi Van Halteren, to answer her company’s challenge – to design a virtual reality (VR) application that distracts pediatric patients who […] Read more

Mar, 10, 2020

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You’re Invited: WIMTACH End-of-Year Celebration

As the year comes a close, we want to celebrate the tremendous work that we’ve been able to accomplish with you, our industry partners, faculty members and students who have made our work possible. The End-of-Year Celebration is our token of appreciation for your collaboration, innovative ideas, applied research projects and the successes you’ve had […] Read more

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WIMTACH partners with the Scarborough Health Network a two-part hackathon

On October 24th and 25th, WIMTACH hosted a hackathon in partnership with the Scarborough Health Network – represented by Dr. Hammel Naomi Van Halteren – that tasked Centennial College students with two challenges. The first challenge was to design an off-loading boot for patients who’ve had ankle surgery. The second challenge was to design a […] Read more

Oct, 30, 2019

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Recap: Hackathon with Scarborough Health Network

Exam week at Centennial College didn’t stop 20 students from the latest WIMTACH hackathon. From October 17-18, students from different academic backgrounds joined forces in their respective groups to tackle a surgery-related challenge that would provide a solution to a long-standing conundrum in the medical industry: neck and shoulder pain during thyroid surgery. Dr. Michael […] Read more

Oct, 30, 2019

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Orthopedic Design Networking Event

There have been numerous advancements in medical device technologies, and they are delivering tangible benefits such as quick disease detection, reduced patient recovery time and lower cost of instruments to the healthcare system. However, these advancements have come with increasing challenges, including security concerns and connectivity issues for IoT devices, design related issues and time-to-market […] Read more

#UnlockYourData Networking Event

Data analytics is proving to be a valuable skill in the healthcare industry. It has paved the way for strengthening business infrastructure, increasing the efficiency of internal processes, reducing costs of healthcare products and services and improving strategic partnerships. But how do you use your data to begin with? Secure your spot at our #UnlockYourData […] Read more

Artificial intelligence training draws attendee from Ottawa

Centennial College’s WIMTACH provides training and professional development opportunities, including exclusive access to information about local and international industries such as mobile, machine learning and artificial intelligence. These opportunities are a way for WIMTACH to continue collaborating with the best and brightest researchers, small businesses and experts. Nick Sajadi, faculty at Centennial College is one […] Read more

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Centennial students design mobile app for vulnerable people in emergencies

For 24 Centennial College students, their classroom experience took them to a WIMTACH hackathon. For two days – May 30th and 31st – four groups of six students each from Software Engineering programs gathered in the College’s auditorium to take on an innovative, hackathon challenge presented by WIMTACH and one of its industry clients, Interdev, […] Read more

Jun, 11, 2019

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